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  • Invertebrate Zoology OPH-2727 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Ophiomyxa tumida
  • whole animal (70% ethanol)
  •    Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
  • off Guadeloupe
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Guadeloupe
  • January 21- 22, 1879 (1879-01-21 - 1879-01-22)
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Ophiomyxa tumida Lyman, 1883
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiomyxidae Ophiomyxa tumida
Identified by Theodore Lyman III in 1883
Nature of ID: type ID
Lyman 1883, Page 272, Paratype of Ophiomyxa tumida
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: Guadeloupe
Specific Locality: off Guadeloupe
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 62 to 277 fms
Coordinates: 15° 54´ 35´´ N 61° 40´ 45´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 1879-01-21; Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith
Coordinate Remarks: station 172 = 15° 58´ 10´´ N 61° 42´ 55´´ W
Collecting Date: January 21- 22, 1879 (1879-01-21 - 1879-01-22)
station number: 165
station number: 172
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 2
associated grant: Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections (DigIn)
  Penny Benson, 2021-09-15
  Remark: Localities vetted